The Allied Association Teachers of Dancing was inaugurated in 1921 Professional Teachers from Merseyside amalgamated to create a uniform technique for Ballroom Dancing. The Association was a founderMember of the official Board of Ballroom Dancing Limited, London, British Dance Council, and in co-operation with affiliated Associations created the basis of the Ballroom Dancing as we know it today.
There is a strong emphasis on performance in the academy and students are given the opportunity to participate in a show biannually. Guest teachers to the LSQ Academy of Dance will also ensure thatstudents are exposed to a variety of teaching styles and methods.
Martins Dance Centre opened on 5th December 1937, and up to the present day has continually provided the people of Merseyside with lessons in all types of dancing. It was owned and operated by MrBilly Martin, a name that was synonymous with Ballroom Dancing throughout Merseyside, and his wife Pauline, who during the war years continued to run classes on her own.
Classes are offered for children from 3 years in Ballet tap and Jazz and there are Adult tap classes available from beginners through to advanced levels. Please don't hesitate to contact us as we willbe more than pleased to help in any way we can. We are a happy school where having Fun Through Dance is the most important thing we learn. Dance classes are held at the Wirral Dance and Fitness Studio in New Brighton.
Claire is immensely passionate about babyballet® and has worked tirelessly since 1999 to make it into the award-winning reputable concept it is today - which now has 70 franchised schools teachingover 11,000 children every week. Claire's dream of bringing ballet to everyone - not just the elite - started thanks to her own painful experiences.
Whether you are a beginner or advanced dancer, Topaz is the place for you. All our teachers have professional qualifications and a friendly caring attitude. We take pride in our school being a happyplace to be, and look forward to welcoming you to our extended family.
The Stage Factory Dance & Theatre School is a fun and friendly school based in Ravenhead, St Helens, Merseyside. Classes are held in ballet, tap, modern and musical theatre. The school, which openedin February 2005, is run by Helen Pender AISTD, a former professional dancer & singer, and has approximately 160 pupils. The emphasis on all classes is "performance". Consequently, children will be involved in various concerts and shows throughout the year.
The Kathy Watkin School of Dance is one of the leading dance schools in Liverpool. The school was established in 1987 and holds the qualifications of RAD RTS and IDTA, over the years it has developedinto both a successful and welcoming dance school. Students are prepared in a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere for examinations in Ballet, Tap, and modern with a 100% pass rate. Discipline is high on the list of priorities, but the most important thing is to develop and foster the love of dance!
My personal assistant in the dance department, Stephanie was one of my first pupils a determined young lady. She began her training here at Chiltern at the age of nine going on at sixteen to LiverpoolTheatre School, and Phil Winston's Theatre Works Blackpool. She danced professionally before returning to her greatest love teaching. We are lucky to have this young lady in our school.
Salsana is a UKA qualified Salsa and Kizomba teacher with 16 years experience who offers lessons in Wallasey on the Wirral. Dancing salsa is a fun way to get fit and lose weight through aerobicexercise and meet new people. Salsana is also a ZIN Member and teaches Zumba in Claterbridge and Eastham on the Wirral.
Then look no further for a dance that's the fastest growing partner dance in the world, and you can just turn up on your own! Dancing is great for building confidence and posture and all that exercisecan totally change you. Modern Jive, it's a dynamic blend of many dances including Salsa, Ballroom, Hip Hop, Latin and Jive. Is it any wonder it's the fastest growing partner dance in the world? The way we teach it is fun, easy, relaxed, friendly, and you don't need a partner to start dancing.
Merseyside Dance and Drama Centre in Liverpool offers children's and adult's dance classes and full-time 3-year dance performance, musical theatre and dance teacher training. Merseyside Dance & DramaCentre believes in a holistic approach to teaching. Each student is encouraged and nurtured and their individual qualities and talents are recognised and enhanced throughout the three year training programme.
All Steps First Dance provides special and memorable First Wedding Dance Lessons to couples getting married of all levels Nationwide (see locations here). All Steps First Dance was formed in 2009starting off in Berkshire and has gradually grown. We now have branches and specialist first dance teachers nationwide, just check out our location page for more details.
Live Wire Dance Studio is a creative space in the heart of Liverpool City Centre. Supporting dancers by offering year round, clean, affordable, central studio space for classes, rehearsals, workshopsand more. Live Wire's aim is to help build the dance community in Liverpool by helping teachers, students, professionals and ametuers alike connect with each other and share knowledge, information and experiences.
Starlight Youth Theatre was founded in 1994 by husband and wife team Andy & Jacqui Miles; it is the longest running youth theatre on the Wirral. Starlight is based in Heswall and boasts its ownpurpose built dance and drama studios. Due to Starlight's continuing success and ever growing number of members, new groups have been set up in Bebington, Crosby, Heswall, Ellesmere Port and Chester. Starlight has established a reputation for high quality productions throughout the North West.
Shooting music videos, dancing with Louie Spence and producing choreography may sound like the experiences of a professional dancer - but these are all things that Donna has made happen for herstudents at Funkstar Dance, which she opened in 2008. Funkstar welcomes hundreds of students aged 3+ each week and can guarantee you a place! Funkstar Dance competes in competitions, performs at special events, puts on an annual showcase and enters dancers for exams.
MDI is one of the UK's leading strategic dance organisations. From our Liverpool base we support artists and venues in making and presenting great dance, we create opportunities for people of all agesand backgrounds to watch and take part in dance, and we act as a strong voice for dance in the region and beyond.
Situated in the vibrant city of Liverpool, we pride ourselves in being "all rounders" and are confident we have a class to suit you. We understand the need for today's dancers to be versatile andtherefore have a wide variety of classes from Ballet to Breaking.
Having trained for 6 years vocationally and working professionally in shows, companies and in music videos for a number of years she decided to set up an affordable, fun, community based dance schoolthat gives its members the chance to study their chosen dance styles. As Ambitions is a performance based school, we produce our own 'every child matters' shows per year and, over the years we have built quite a repertoire of annual dance competitions which we have the option to attend.
The theatre of today, in whatever form, has an enormous influence over developing minds. Whether your child wants to perform on stage or on television, or just wants a fun hobby, they will be givenevery opportunity at 'The Southport Dance Academy'. One of the main objectives of our school is to provide your child with opportunities to expand and develop in a safe friendly atmosphere. In time you will see things in your child you may never have seen before!